The flight time from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 44 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves TPA Tampa, FL 5 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
2 hours, 18 minutes in the air
12 minutes taxiing in
Arrives DFW Dallas Fort Worth, TX 6 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?

American
86%
Spirit
85%
Cancelled
Delayed*
Normal

Flight Summary

The flight time from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 44 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 18 minutes.

The flight distance from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth is 929 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Dallas Fort Worth to Tampa
2 hours, 18 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

Spirit
2h 40m
American
2h 45m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m2h2h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?
(Average)

12AM06AM12PM06PM0.00.20.40.60.81.0

Flights Per Week

44

Distance

929 Miles

Flights By Month ?

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Flights By Day of Week ?
(Average)

MonTueWedThuFriSatSun0246

Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)

American
39
Spirit
5

Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Tampa from Dallas Fort Worth by plane?

The distance from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth by plane is 929 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth?

The flight time from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth is 2 hours, 44 minutes. The time spent in the air is 2 hours, 18 minutes. These numbers are averages. In reality, it varies by airline with Spirit being the fastest taking 2 hours, 40 minutes, and American the slowest taking 2 hours, 45 minutes.

What airlines fly from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth?

Spirit and American are the airlines with direct flights from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth.

Does Southwest fly from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth?

Southwest does not fly from Tampa (TPA) to Dallas Fort Worth (DFW). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Tampa 5 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 138 minutes
Taxiing In 12 minutes
Arrives Dallas Fort Worth 6 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth, American is 86% reliable, which means that American flights are on time 86% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
American 86% 9% 5%
Spirit 85% 14% 1%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Tampa and Dallas Fort Worth, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxiing In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
Spirit 12 135 11 160
American 13 138 13 165

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
5pm 0.47
11am 0.66
8am 0.28
7am 0.59
3pm 0.48
8pm 0.05
9am 0.43
6am 0.78
4pm 0.39
2pm 0.33
11pm 0
6pm 0
9pm 0.08
7pm 0.63
12pm 0.21
10am 0.2
1pm 0.43

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 241
February 229
March 248
April 136
May 106
June 124
July 204
August 210
September 164
October 202
November 213
December 230

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Tampa to Dallas Fort Worth that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 6.54
Tuesday 5.5
Wednesday 5.87
Thursday 6.65
Friday 6.87
Saturday 6.25
Sunday 6.69

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
American 1
Spirit 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
(minutes)
In the Air
(minutes)
Taxi In
(minutes)
Total
(minutes)
5pm 14 141 14 169
11am 13 138 12 164
8am 13 134 13 160
7am 13 139 12 166
3pm 12 140 13 167
8pm 11 139 9 160
9am 12 133 13 160
6am 12 141 12 166
4pm 15 136 13 165
2pm 12 133 12 158
11pm 12 135 14 161
6pm 13 143 13 169
9pm 11 140 10 161
7pm 13 142 12 167
12pm 12 135 12 160
10am 13 128 10 151
1pm 12 139 12 164
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.